Steam Awards 2021: here are all the nominations!

In this article we present all the nominations for the Steam Awards 2021. You can vote right now on the website of the store in question

2021 is fast drawing to a close and with it come the Steam Awards annual. Steam recently announced its nomination for the Steam Awards 2021 and some of the categories include “Best Soundtrack”, “Labor of Love”, “Better with Friends” and many more.

As you may already know, the event is held at the end of each year to celebrate the best game developers and publishers of the year. The Steam website currently lists each category for which the community will be able to vote. Let’s see all the details about it in the next lines of this article.

Steam Awards 2021: some surprises and many “confirmations” among the nominations

Voting for nomination of the Steam Awards 2021 will begin tomorrow and will continue until the first week of January. THE Game Awards, earlier this month, they awarded the Popular Game of the Year title It Takes Two. It will therefore be interesting to see how the same title will fare at the Steam Awards. However, it should be noted that the categories vary considerably between the two award ceremonies.

The Steam Awards categories, as you can see below, are quite specific. “Labor of Love“, For example, it rewards games that have been out for some time but that the developers have continued to keep“ alive ”with various contents. The category, “Better with friends“Instead, it’s basically what it sounds like, which is the titles with which it’s fun to hang out with friends. For the category “Best Game You Suck At“Difficult titles are awarded and for that”Outstanding Story-Rich Game”Titles with the best storytelling and game universe.

Steam Awards 2021: here are all the nominations!

The complete list of nominees for this year’s Steam Awards is therefore as follows:

Labor Of Love

  • DOTA 2
  • Terraria
  • Rust
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Apex Legends

Better With Friends

  • Valheim
  • Back 4 Blood
  • Halo Infinite
  • It Takes Two
  • Crab Game

Outstanding Visual Style

  • Psychonauts 2
  • Subnautica: Below Zero
  • Little Nightmares 2
  • Bright Memory: Infinite
  • Forza Horizon 5

Most Innovative Gameplay

  • Inscryption
  • 12 Minutes
  • Moncage
  • Deathloop
  • Loop Hero

Best Game You Suck At

  • World War Z: Aftermath
  • Naraka: Bladepoint
  • Nioh 2: Complete Edition
  • Age of Empires 4
  • Battlefield 2042

Best Soundtrack

  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Nier Replicant
  • Persona 5 Strikers
  • Guilty Gear: Strive
  • Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles

Outstanding Story-Rich Game

  • Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Resident Evil: Village
  • Days Gone
  • Mass Effect: Legendary Edition

Sit Back And Relax

  • Unpacking
  • Potion Craft
  • Farming Simulator 22
  • Townscaper
  • Dorfromantik

As stated by Steam itself, “Final nominations will be announced for a new category every day at 7pm and 1am”. Fans will be able to cast their vote in all categories directly on the Valve store website.

We will keep you updated on all future developments in this regard. In the meantime, always stay tuned to for all the news and curiosities from the world of gaming and beyond. Lastly, for the video game download codes at discounted prices, we invite you to take a look at the store.

Stefania Romagnoli is a dedicated writer who delves into the world of video game news. With a profound passion for gaming, Stefania keeps readers informed and up-to-date on the latest developments, announcements, and trends within the gaming industry.